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major drop in sydney's 'rough sleepers', but mayor calls for more affordable hou




there has been a significant drop in the number of people sleeping on the streets of australia's biggest city.the latest city of sydney street count of 'rough sleepers' counted 278 individuals this winter, compared to 386 last winter.the decrease comes after the controversial tent city in marin pl...



rough sleeper count down but sydney mayor demands more affordable housing




“being homeless doesn’t only mean sleeping out on the streets, there are thousands of hidden homeless – those sleeping in temporary accommodation or boarding houses,” cr moore said.“and while they have a roof over their heads, temporary accommodation and boarding houses can be hard to get ...



here’s what an affordable housing tenant actually looks like




when you think of affordable housing tenants sydneysider alice anderson probably isn’t the type of person that springs to mind. while the 27-year-old works five days a week, her moderate income means she’s one of a growing number of sydneysiders struggling to afford to rent in the area she gre...



more affordable housing for green square as council sells land




the emerging metropolis in green square will include up to 80 extra affordable homes after the city of sydney inked another deal for the subsidised sale of council land to a community housing provider. lord mayor clover moore confirmed the council had agreed to sell its remaining parcel of land...



presstv-homelessness in the uk




rough sleeping is the sharpest end of the housing crisis and it is shameful that in london in recent years the number of people on our streets has been on the rise - doubling between 2010 and 2016.john healey, the shadow-housing secretary, said homelessness was a national scandal. “this is a direc...



justin welby: churches should house rough sleepers




the head of the church of england has called on churches to accommodate and feed rough sleepers, as councils struggle to cope with the homelessness crisis.in an interview with canterbury christ church university news website unified, archbishop justin welby said budget cuts have left local authorit...



'a big deal': affordable housing development ivanhoe estate in sydney gets gover




the massive new social and affordable housing renewal development just given the go-ahead by the nsw government in sydney's north has been greeted with cautious approval by experts.



irish sun - dublin city to get 100 more beds for rough sleepers




three weeks back, 24 new emergency beds were coming to dublin emergency accommodation announced 100 beds for rough sleepers across dublinthe peter mcverry trust has said the situation is sad because of the weatherdublin, ireland - three weeks after 24 emergency beds were announced in dublin to help ...



victoria to spend $45 million to tackle homelessness




more than $45 million has been promised by victoria's state government to help solve the state's homelessness problem.victorian housing minister martin foley said the funding will include $19 million for outreach services and $13 million for an additional 106 units in the state.saturday's announceme...



townhouses rise to meet sydney’s growing affordable housing challenge




are townhouses the answer to sydney’s missing middle housing?sydney’s record-breaking median house price run has reached a new high of $1.178 million over the june quarter.townhouses accounted for 14 per cent of resident homes in sydney, according to the 2016 census. photo: brook mitchellthe me...



'no one single solution': longmont council wrestles with details of possible aff




longmont city council members on monday night discussed what they'd like the city staff to include in any ordinance or ordinances that would impose affordable-housing mandates on portions of new housing developments.late in their meeting, however, council members had not reached consensus on many sp...



'no one single solution'; longmont city council wrestles with details of possibl




longmont city council members on monday night discussed what they'd like the city staff to include in any ordinance or ordinances that would impose affordable-housing mandates on portions of new housing developments.late in their meeting, however, council members had not reached consensus on many sp...



calls for concrete action out of the act government's housing summit




affordable housing advocates are calling on the act government to ensure yesterday's long awaited housing summit is not remembered as a "talk-fest".the summit and funding announcements were a key requirement of labor's parliamentary agreement with the greens in order to form government last year...



longmont to re-examine affordable housing requirements for developers




mayor brian bagley called the city council's decision late tuesday night to re-examine ways to prompt developers to build affordable housing in longmont "probably the most important thing we will do this year." the council voted 4-2 near the end of a meeting that adjourned around 11:30 p.m. to ask c...



longmont to re-examine affordable housing requirements for developers




mayor brian bagley called the city council's decision late tuesday night to re-examine ways to prompt developers to build affordable housing in longmont "probably the most important thing we will do this year." the council voted 4-2 near the end of a meeting that adjourned around 11:30 p.m. to ask c...



the great housing affordability crisis? it’s ‘horse s—‘, says property analyst




australia’s great housing affordability crisis is nothing but “horseshit”, according to a property analyst.speaking at an industry lunch in brisbane on wednesday, propertyology managing director simon pressley told the audience how inaccurate the constant hype around the affordability crisis w...



condemning a generation of renters to years of hardship




sydney and melbourne now outstrip london, new york, and los angeles for expensive housing.adelaide, brisbane and perth aren’t far behind. all of them rank as among the most expensive cities in the world for housing. there are no affordable rental listings at all for a person on newstart or youth a...



mayor demands review of affordable housing amid concerns about boarding houses




“maybe closer to industrial and retail areas, being in close proximity to all the infrastructure necessary to support these developments and residents,” he said.the concerns of residents such as mr polgar are shared by the mayor of northern beaches council, michael regan, who said the nsw govern...



sir humphrey would be proud




illustration: moir lord mayor clover moore called the proposed $11.3 million cloud arch sculpture "heroic" ("wider, heavier – and three times the price", august 25). sir humphrey appleby would have been proud of her!tony shaw mudgeemoore said during the tent city furore: "you can't solve homeless...



boulder county summit participants support affordable-housing target




boulder county regional affordable housing planthe boulder county regional housing partnership's latest draft plan with goals for increasing the inventory of affordable housing in the county, and strategies for achieving those goals, can be viewed at bouldercountyhousing.org. that page also has a li...



boulder county summit participants support affordable-housing target




boulder county regional affordable housing planthe boulder county regional housing partnership's latest draft plan with goals for increasing the inventory of affordable housing in the county, and strategies for achieving those goals, can be viewed at bouldercountyhousing.org. that page also has a li...



presstv-‘more people sleeping rough in britain’




the number of people sleeping rough in britain has increased considerably, according to a report, as many blame government cuts to social services as a main reason.in a friday report, the guardian said the problem of homelessness in the united kingdom was being underestimated by the government, addi...



new £100m plan to end rough sleeping within a decade




the government is launching a £100m plan to halve rough sleeping in england by 2022 and eradicate it by 2027.theresa may said that the rough sleeping strategy would not only combat homelessness but also help rough sleepers “turn their life around”, by offering them support for mental health a...



from world’s most liveable city to australia’s most expensive city?




when it comes to making housing affordable, melbourne has always done it better than sydney. sydney’s geography may be spectacular, but it’s bad for building housing. ocean to the east, mountains to the west, and the ku-ring-gai chase national park to the north limit sydney’s urban sprawl. whe...



council boss asks police to clear rough sleepers before windsor royal wedding -




a council leader has been branded "abhorrent" after calling on police to clear rough sleepers from windsor before the royal wedding. conservative councillor simon dudley said beggars could present the town in a "sadly unfavourable light" when prince harry marries american actress meghan markle in ma...